Bankruptcy Law: Procedure for Reopening
BANKRUPTCY LAW (9th Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel; Procedure for Reopening): Where debtor sought to reopen bankruptcy case on behalf of his LLC, bankruptcy court properly denied this relief. The debtor sought to reopen matters that would not affect the disposition of the debt; he had failed to timely appeal the fees of the trustee and the filing of a tax return; and he could file an amended tax return outside of the bankruptcy process. A case should not be reopened where “reopening the case would be a ‘pointless exercise.’“ (In re Caldel Holdings, LLC, Bankruptcy Appellate Panel Case No. NC-21-1083-BFS, filed October 27, 2021 [unpublished].